Evan Rachel Wood, who plays Dolores Abernathy on Westworld, has been taking a bit of flack on Twitter for this:https://twitter.com/evanrachelwood/status/1147213677247860737(Because I don't trust Twitter embeds, she wrote: "You should never date a guy like the cop from #strangerthings Extreme jealousy and violent rages are not flattering or sexy like TV would have you … [Read more...] about Is Chief Hopper a Perpetrator of Domestic Violence?
The first trailer for Shazam! came out eight months ago, and it looked like a pretty good movie. Unlike certain other DC superhero movies, it looked like the Shazam! filmmakers remembered that comics were supposed to be fun.https://youtu.be/go6GEIrcvFYI managed to catch one of the sneak preview showings of Shazam! last week, and I thought it lived up to the promise of … [Read more...] about Shazam! – Review
The most recent Alien: Covenant trailer comes with an opening commercial for Walter, the synthetic (a.k.a. artificial person a.k.a. android) played by Michael Fassbender in the movie. Here it is:https://youtu.be/B4Cmf4BuNggAt the end, they flash a couple of corporate logos. I naturally had to step through them. The first one is a new logo for Weyland-Yutani, which is … [Read more...] about An Alien Product Placement
Back in the 1980s, I used to go see the Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Biograph Theater on Lincoln Avenue. I wasn't one of those people who went every weekend, but I probably saw it maybe a dozen times.In case you're wondering, no, I didn't dress up. There wasn't any single character I wanted to be. My personality was pretty much Brad, but my body type ran more to Eddie. … [Read more...] about The Late Night Double Feature Picture Show
One of the stories going around this week was that several black celebrities -- including Spike Lee, Will Smith, and Jada Pinkett Smith -- had announced they would not be attending the Academy Awards ceremony this year in protest of the lack of black acting nominees. Or as director Spike Lee put it in his oddly-capitalized Instagram rant: How Is It Possible For The 2nd … [Read more...] about A Little Oscar Math